Throwback Thursday

A Red Deer hind and her calf

Throwback Thursday: Red Deer hind and her calf

My Throwback Thursday post this week is a follow-up to last week’s post, a Red Deer stag with his harem.

This photo was taken later in the afternoon after I had spent time working my way closer to the herd.

This is a Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) hind (female) with her calf. A Red Deer fawn is known as a calf.

They were part of a stags harem but I was able to isolate them after working my way closer.

Throwback Thursday

Red Deer

Throwback Thursday: 7th October 2021

My Throwback Thursday post this week is a Red Deer (Cervus elaphus) stag with his harem photographed in October 1995. There’s a couple of young males partially hidden in the long grass in the background.

One of the largest species of deer, males are called a stag or hart while females are called a hind. During the mating season, known as the rut, large, dominant stags hold groups of hinds called harems.

Taken at Lyme Park, Disley, Cheshire, England, the deer park is part of the Peak District National Park.

Square Months

Three Of A Kind #3

Three Red Deer hinds (females) at Lyme Park, Cheshire in the autumn.

This is my day 23 contribution to Becky’s October Squares challenge on the theme of Kind.

October Squares: Three Of A Kind #3
Throwback Thursday

Red Deer Rut

Throwback Thursday travels back to Lyme Park, Cheshire, England in the mid 1990s.

A group of Red Deer hinds being watched over by a stag during the rut. A group of hinds held by a stag is known as a harem.

Throwback Thursday: Red Deer